| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Only one bill sponsored by the Howard County Delegation failed to be approved before the General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 session Monday, April 8.
The bill would have given organizations the authority to hold casino events with a permit from the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Organziers are hoping you bring your best hat — and your money — to the third annual Hats Off to Hampden on April 13, a $125-per-person gala fundraiser to benefit the Hampden Family Center. A "top hat" table for 10 costs $1,250.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Wine growlers are coming to Maryland and the music at Merriweather Post Pavilion can play at the usual volume under Howard County-based legislation adopted in the 2013 General Assembly session.
The Howard legislative delegation got just about everything...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
There are a few spots left at Thursday night's Casanova di Neri wine dinner at Aldo's. The dinner celebrates the re-release of the Brunello Tenuta Nuova 2007 from Casanova di Neri.
A small, family company run by Giacomo Neri, Casanova di Neri has only...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Madonna Seafood Restaurant in White Hall will need to pay a $500 fine to the Harford County Liquor Control Board after being found guilty of serving alcohol to a minor.
The decision came during a show cause hearing before the liquor board Wednesday...
| Dec 6, 2012
German wine. It's one of the most magical wines on earth. It is delicate yet full-flavored. Aromatic, yet firmly chiseled. Like scrimshaw, it is etched.
Unfortunately, so many of its low-end offerings still give the entire category a bad name. German...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:35 AM
When Demetrios "Jimmy" Minadakis opened a restaurant in 1974, he had high hopes for the place's success — such high hopes that he chose the name Jimmy's Famous Seafood.
Nearly 40 years later, the Dundalk restaurant has lived up to — and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:43 PM
This wonderfully made red blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, syrah and other varieties is immensely appealing in a purely sensual way. It's not a wine for contemplation but sheer enjoyment with its medium-full body and lush fruit. It offers a rich...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Paolo Romeo believes that food is art.
The chef-owner of Artful Gourmet, which has been an Owings Mills mainstay for just over a decade, isn't wildly avant-garde in the kitchen. He doesn't take chances on creative dishes.
But Romeo does take an...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Unlike those of us who merely sip wine and try to appreciate it, Paul Lukacs has channeled his passion for the drink into a second career, one in which he's increasingly recognized as one of this country's most authoritative voices on the topic.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Wine Market in Locust Point is both a wine shop and a bistro. Twice a year, the Wine Market's wine shop takes over the bistro space for its Wine'd Up event.
Wine'd Up will feature more than 25 wines paired with hors d'ouevres. All of the wines...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The 10th annual Highlandtown Wine Festival is Sunday.
The annual street festival brings more than 1,000 visitors to Baltimore's east side neighborhood for tastings of homemade wine, an amateur winemaking competition, Italian food from DiPasquale's...